Dear Dr. Ellie: Does Xylitol help to reduce the frequency of canker sores? Hi and thanks for the question. Xylitol is “antibacterial” and gets rid of cavity bacteria and molds in the mouth.This means that it “cleans” the skin of… Read More ›
Cold and Canker Sores
Dear Dr. Ellie: I have a question about a spot on my lip. I have been sick with a cold then a sinus infection. I went to my doctor and was given a prescription for Amoxicillin 875mg for my sinus… Read More ›
Sorbitol and Xylitol
Dear Dr. Ellie I am reading many articles recent days, which say SORBITOL induces and triggers IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME. Even I experienced the same whenever I changed to high content sorbitol tooth paste, my stomach gets upset. (Because at least… Read More ›
Toothpaste Cancer Alert
Triclosan is found in several of the products many people regularly use Including Colgate Total. Check out this link for more information. Dr. Ellie Phillips This site is privately and personally sponsored, funded and supported by Dr. Ellie Phillips. There… Read More ›
ACT: Why the Dye?
Dr. Ellie recently received a question about the dye in the ACT she recommends. Here is her response hopefully it will answer some of the questions you might have about dye as well. I work with a lot of patients… Read More ›
Is Xylitol Gluten Free?
Dear Dr. Ellie: Can you tell me if your xylitol products are gluten free, because I have Celiacs* disease, and have horrable mouth ulcers and saw this and wanted to see if you thought it would be of help to… Read More ›
Product Review: Toms of Maine Fluoride Mouthwash
Dear Dr. Ellie: So I read your blog and I want to know your thoughts on Tom’s of Maine Natural Anticavity Fluoride Mouthwash as an after-brushing, before bed wash. It seems that it is reasonably priced and could be preferred… Read More ›